At The Jefferson, we offer everything you are looking for in a retirement community, including independent living, assisted living, Alzheimer's care, skilled nursing care and rehabilitation services. Experience luxurious living just one block from the Ballston Common Mall and the Metro. From our tasteful architecture and an abundance of activities to convenient shopping and recreation, we do our best to combine comfort and elegance. 

The Jefferson is managed by Sunrise Senior Living, a leader in senior care and services. At Sunrise, we help seniors maintain independence and dignity by providing the best possible lifestyle and service options.

Featured Amenities

The Jefferson offers a variety of spacious one- and two-bedroom floor plans, all with generous closet space, large windows, fully equipped kitchens, and washers and dryers. Many units feature dens, balconies, hardwood floors or custom window treatments.

Outside their elegant living quarters, residents take pleasure in our indoor pool and spa, terrace patio, billiards rooms, woodworking shop, and arts and crafts center. They enjoy the convenience of our beauty salon, on-site dry cleaner and secure garage parking. Our massage therapist and personal trainer further add to an amazing lifestyle.

 Available Services

The Jefferson offers a wide range of services, all designed to meet the changing lifestyle needs of seniors. Our full continuum of services includes assisted living, Alzheimer's care, skilled 24-hour nursing and recovery care. We have a rehabilitation center on site with physical, occupational and speech therapists.

For our Alzheimer's residents, we have a dedicated neighborhood within the community. Familiar, homelike surroundings combined with daily programs that foster mental and physical well-being provide these residents with a sense of belonging and achievement in their everyday lives.

For all residents, we offer enriching activities in the community and scheduled transportation to shopping, dining, medical appointments and other events. While we encourage independent living, staff are available 24 hours a day.

Come experience the best in retirement living and senior services at The Jefferson in Arlington.

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  • Assisted Living Starting Cost per Month: $6,880


Property Info

  • Emergency Services: Less Than 1 Mile
  • Shopping: Less Than 1 Mile
  • Recreation: Less Than 1 Mile
  • Semi-Private Units
  • Private Units
  • 1-Bedroom Units
  • 2-Bedroom Units
  • Air Conditioning/Climate Control
  • Washer/Dryer in Apt
  • Full Kitchen
  • Emergency Call System
  • 24-Hour Staffing
  • Parking Provided
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Beauty/Barber Shop
  • Creative Arts Center
  • Woodworking Shop
  • Spa and Indoor Pool
  • Billiards, Card and Game Rooms


  • Full-Time Activity Director
  • Educational and Cultural Programs
  • Off-Site Excursions
  • Social and Hobby Groups
  • Exercise and Wellness Programs


  • Outside Patio/Gardens
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Dedicated Concierge
  • Pet Policy: Pets allowed
  • Private Dining Available for Special Events
  • On-Site Dry Cleaner
  • Personal Trainer Available
  • Restaurant-Style Dining


  • On-Site Medical Visits: Speech Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist
  • Medication Management
  • Diabetes Care
  • Help with Activities of Daily Living
  • Transportation to Appointments
  • Other Transportation Provided
  • Guest Meals
  • Private Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Ambulation and Escort Services
  • Massage Therapy
  • Rehabilitation and Recovery Services
  • Laundry and Linen Services
  • Continence Management
  • Reminiscence Memory Care Program


Reviews of The Jefferson

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    I had two family members live at the Jefferson / Sunrise INDEPENDENT LIVING in Arlington, Virginia -- my mother-in-law for about 10 years and my dad for about 9 years. Both were always comfortable, felt safe and secure, and thoroughly enjoyed all the activities, and food. The dining room is a first class operation. My Dad especially enjoyed the swimming pool. My mother-in-law especially enjoyed the lending library and game clubs. My dad later moved to the "assisted living" portion of the Jefferson. He had a very nice studio set up and received excellent care.

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    The Jefferson is over priced and the care is weak. I strongly recomend not using the Jefferson. My family used the Jefferson for 7 years for my step mother and father and we regret it every day.

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    Provider ResponseAug 19, 2013

    We’re very sorry to hear that you did not have a positive experience with our community. Please know we care deeply about the safety and well-being of our residents. Please contact us so that we can learn more. –The Sunrise Team

    This is a response from a representative of The Jefferson